RN - LABOR & DELIVERY 36

ST. ROSE HOSPITAL - Hayward, CA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $77,000 - $110,000 a year
Skills
Under general supervision assumed responsibility and accountability for a group of patients during a designated time frame. The nurse provides care consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of care at St. Rose Hospital. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Nursing Process 1. Assessment Performs systematic assessment and data collection focusing on the physiological, cultural, psychological, spiritual and cognitive status of the patient. 2. Planning Evaluates, develops and prioritizes a plan of care that is individualized and goal directed based on nursing diagnosis, patient needs and standards of care. 3. Implementation Provides safe therapeutic care in a knowledgeable, skillful and continuous manner involving all members of the health care team. Demonstrates competence in the care of pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients (when/if assigned to these patients) relative to determining each patient?s age-related and other physical, psychosocial and cultural needs and carry out patient care activities. 4. Evaluation Assesses and evaluates patient plan of care and teaching needs. Documents effectiveness and revises plans as needed. Professional Behavior 1. Confidentiality and Legal Issues Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to legal issues and patient rights in a confidential manner. 2. Professional Accountability Maintains current California licensure and service specific certifications while demonstrating an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice based on the Nurse Practice Act and hospital standards of care. 3. Leadership and Problem Solving Supervises and delegates care given by members of the health care team while promoting professional growth and positive learning experiences. Professional Performance 1. Knowledge Base and Technical Skills Demonstrates sound knowledge base and actions within patient care utilizing hospital and service specific standards of care. 2. Working Relationships Formulates and uses effective working relationships with all health care team members, patients and significant others. 3. Communication Demonstrates effective communication skills utilizing lines of authority appropriately. Performs clerical and computer entry functions when needed, based upon service?s needs. Other Duties Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Clinical Nurse Supervisor/Manager.

Required Qualification: IMPORTANT: RN POSITION FOR A LACTATION EDUCATOR *License/Certification Current California RN License required. Current BCLS *Proof of all license and certification is required at time of hire. **Education Nursing Graduate **Required educational levels call for proof at time of hire. Experience One to two years experience in an acute care setting within the last three years preferred. RN, I Expectations ? Progression to RN, II within six months. Skills ? Demonstrates written and verbal competency in the English language ? Employee must demonstrate basic computer skills Additional Service Specific Professional Requirements Critical Care Services ? Current ACLS Certification required ? CCRN/CCU Certification preferred ? One to two year Critical Care experience preferred Emergency Services ? ACLS Certification required ? PALS Certification required within six (6) months of hire date. ? Certified ER RN (CEN) preferred ? Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) highly recommended ? One to two years Emergency Department experience preferred Family Birthing Center ? NRP Certification required except for postpartum nurses (if new graduate, must obtain within 3 months) ? ACLS for all Labor & Delivery nurses required (if new graduate, must obtain within 3 months of hire) Surgery/Recovery Services Operating Room ? One to two years experience in an acute care setting within the last three years preferred ? CNOR preferred Skills ? Demonstrates ability to manage patients during altered states of consciousness ? Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic agents; reversal agents, actions and interactions PACU/OPCC ? ACLS Certification required ? PALS Certification preferred ? One to two years experience in an ambulatory care setting within the last three years preferred Skills ? Demonstrates ability to manage patients receiving I.V.?s ? Demonstrates knowledge of patient monitoring equipment Hazards ? Will have close contact with patients and is likely to come in contact with blood and body fluids. ? Often exposed to infection. Will be fit tested for particulate respirator ? Works with electrical equipment. ? Occasional exposure to radiation (X-Ray) Telemetry ? ACLS Certification required For more detailed and specific physical requirements, consult the Job Analysis on file in the Employee Health office.

Experience: Minimum 1 Year

Job Family: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Occupations: Registered Nurses

Degree Required: Associate/Diploma Or Higher